Queen of Scotland. Name variations: Joan or Joanna Plantagenet; (nickname) Joan Makepeace. Born in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, on December 1210 (some sources cite July 22, 1213); died on March 4, 1238, in London, England; buried at Tarent Nunnery, Dorset; eldest daughter ofIsabella of Angoulême (1186–1246) and John I Lackland, king of England (r. 1199–1216); became first wife of Alexander II (1198–1249), king of Scotland (r. 1214–1249), on June 19, 1221; children: none.
Though betrothed to Hugh of Lusignan, the younger, 11-year-old Joan was married at York to Alexander II, king of Scotland. Following her death at age 28, Alexander then married Mary de Coucy (c. 1220–1260).